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The recent federal push to require certain new homes to meet the stringent energy efficiency requirements of the 2021 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) and ASHRAE 90.1-2019 will price many would-be home buyers and renters out of the market and give them no choice but to stay in older, less efficient homes, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) told Congress today.

May 22, 2024

Rush to Build New Homes to 2021 IECC Exacerbates Affordability Crisis, NAHB Tells Congress

The recent federal push to require certain new homes to meet the stringent energy efficiency requirements of the 2021 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) and ASHRAE 90.1-2019 will price many would-be home buyers and renters out of the market and give them no choice but to stay in older, less efficient homes, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) told Congress today.

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